|Published : 10 Mar 2017, 13:51:13 | Updated : 10 Mar 2017, 14:06:15|
Mob torch police microbus after 'crash kills youth' in Comilla
Angry people torched a microbus carrying policemen at Balutupa in sadar upazila of Comilla district as a youth was killed being hit allegedly by the vehicle on Friday, reports UNB.
Witnesses said a white microbus carrying four cops of Sadar North Police Station hit the motorbike of the youth while chasing it, leaving him dead on the spot.
Being aggrieved, locals encircled the policemen and set the microbus on fire.
Later, a team of Kotwali model police station rescued the policemen and brought the situation under control.
A fire fighting unit came in and doused the flame.
Police rescued the body of the unidentified youth.
However, Abdullah Al Mamun, Additional Police Super of Comilla said, police chased the motorcyclist as he didn't stop his bike as per police instruction.
The biker lost his control during the chase and hit a tree which left him dead on the spot, he said.